June 4, 2008

: Can subcultures still thrive in the glare of the digital age?

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As part of an interview with The Onion A.V. Club website last June, Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk agreed to answer a few fan questions, including one from someone named MollyPocket, who wondered if true underground movements were still possible, or was “the Internet making everything too readily available to everyone?”

Palahniuk’s answer, in short, was yes and no. “There will always be an underground,” he replied, and predicted “a backlash of veiled, hidden societies” in response to the overload of information provided by reality television and confessional memoirs.
full article / RYAN BIGGE for TheStar


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